MESA, Ariz. – Legacy Sports USA President Brett Miller announced today that Bell Bank Park recently eclipsed three million visitors as the facility enters the fourth quarter of its first year in operation, and has ranked as high as 16th in attendance (currently sits 25th) among major sports facilities in the country, just behind venues like Yankee Stadium, Dodger Stadium and Fenway Park. Bell Bank Park is also the top venue in Arizona in terms of overall attendance, beating out venues like Chase Field, State Farm Stadium and Footprint Arena.
The 320-acre sports and entertainment facility had its soft opening in January and official grand opening on Feb. 4, 2022, and over that span has hosted more than 225 sports competitions that include high-profile national events like APP and PPA professional pickleball, ACL professional cornhole, USA Gymnastics National Championships, Nike Tournament of Champions, and the Native American Games National Championships.
Additionally, Bell Bank Park has hosted more than 50 special events including the grand opening Lindsey Stirling Concert, Jurassic Quest, Arizona Strong Beer Festival, Cirque Mechanics Circus, La Mesa RV Shows, Food Truck Fridays, Summer Nights series and over family friendly, community events throughout the year.
“We are so proud of how far we have come from our initial groundbreaking in October of 2020 up until now, and that is a testament to our incredible Legacy Sports USA team, our corporate partners and sponsors, and of course the community,” said Chad Miller, CEO of Legacy Sports USA, owners of Bell Bank Park. “Bell Bank Park is a massive project, and while we hit a few speedbumps early on due to the challenges of the COVID pandemic, labor shortages and supply chain issues, we are excited to see the facility thriving as we look to close out our first year in operation. We just want to give a huge thanks to everyone who has been a part of this project, your support has been integral to its early success.”
ABOUT BELL BANK PARK
Bell Bank Park, a 320-acre world class family sports and entertainment complex, fulfills the mission of Legacy Cares. The one-of-a-kind complex features a 5,000 seat Outdoor Stadium, 2,800 seat Indoor Arena, (35) Soccer/Lacrosse/Football Fields, (57) Indoor Volleyball Courts, (8) Baseball and Softball fields, (20) Basketball Courts, (41) Pickleball Courts, (12) Beach Volleyball Courts, Obstacle Course Racing Park, (22) Futsal Courts, Gymnastics Center, Dance Studio, Cheer Center, Sports Performance Center, Family Fitness Center, Wellness & Fitness Center, esports Center, Kids Play Center, two zip lines, 2.7 acre Tixr Yard for concerts and events, The G.O.A.T Sports Bar and Restaurant, and so much more. With numerous playing fields, Bell Bank Park powered by Legacy Sports USA serves as a major hub for professional, club and recreation competition at various levels of expertise and proficiency. The Park expands beyond sports. The team at Bell Bank Park will create festivals, signature experiences and live concerts that feature national touring acts. The Park will create a thriving entertainment destination in Mesa and the Greater Phoenix region. For more information visit www.BellBankPark.com.
ABOUT LEGACY SPORTS USA
Legacy Sports USA is the organization behind Bell Bank Park, initially the vision of Randy J. Miller, Chairman of Legacy Sports USA, Chad J. Miller, CEO of Legacy Sports USA, and Olympic gold medalist Dan O’Brien, Director of Performance Training at Bell Bank Park. Legacy Sports USA is dedicated to hosting premiere tournament events for youth sports and offering opportunities for athletes of all ages and at all levels to develop skills and enjoy training and competition.
Bell Bank Park also includes outdoor and indoor team athletic facilities geared to high-energy entertainment, sports venues, and a multi-purpose arena and outdoor amphitheater for live events, family shows, exhibitions, and conventions. For more information visit www.LegacySportsUSA.com.
ABOUT LEGACY CARES
Legacy Cares is a 501c3 non-profit organization (#84-3520422) provides athletes and non-athletes alike of all ages, economic backgrounds and levels of athletic proficiency, the opportunity to participate in sports while fostering the enjoyment and camaraderie of teamwork and perseverance, key components in athletic competition and lifetime success. Its mission is to provide families a safe, friendly, high-quality environment in which to experience different sporting, artistic, educational, and entertainment amenities. Legacy Cares serves the community by providing opportunities to explore, learn and develop new and existing skills and to extract untapped abilities, while promoting a healthy lifestyle. All contributions to Legacy Cares are tax deductible. For more information visit https://legacycaresinc.org.